FREELANCE ARTS & EVENTS PRODUCER / EDUCATOR

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Hi, I’m Sarah Unwin, a producer and educator with a specialism in projects which creatively utilise new media and critically engage topics concerned with the developments and impacts of digital culture. I am based within Manchester, but I have worked across the UK and internationally producing exhibitions in locations such as Laboratoria Art&Science Space in Moscow and ArtScience Museum in Singapore. I have worked with a wide variety of artists and technologists including Memo Akten, Electroboutique, Semiconductor and Assemble. In addition to collaborating with organisations such as FutureEverything, British Council, Science Museum Group, Great Exhibition of the North, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and Manchester International Festival.

My background is in festival production and music venue management and i’m experienced in producing a variety of event styles including cross discipline festivals and conferences.

As a tutor and lecturer at BIMM Manchester I deliver modules for the course BA Event Management, specialising in digital and event design. I am also experienced in the development and delivery of creative and skills developments workshops and wider engagement programmes for festivals, community groups and cultural institutions.

I have a passion for working with artists and young people as a part of professional and creative development programmes. My work in this area includes Global Futr Lab for FutureEverything and the British Council, Fault Lines for FutureEverything, N18 for Great Exhibition of the North, Creative lab for Manchester International Festival and Arts Emergency.

In addition to my work in production and education i’m interested in innovation in the end of life sector and the relationship between digital culture and death. Current projects in this area include Death Futures.

If you are interested in working together then you can get in touch via my contact page.